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Recreation Program Leader
$16.41 to $19.95 hourly
FINAL FILING DATE:
We are accepting the first 100 qualified applications or closing at 5 pm, April 6, 2017; whichever occurs first.
PERS retired annuitants are not eligible to apply.
IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary and seasonal position of Recreation Program Leader in the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department to assist with the preparation of the REC U Summer Program. The normal work schedule for a seasonal employee will be: May through August, up to 40 hours per week. Hours will vary and may include evenings and weekends.
The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.
To perform a variety of duties related to assist with planning, coordinating and supervising recreation programs.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
- Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Assist with planning and directing a variety of program areas which may include senior citizen activities, specials interest classes and youth programs.
• Aid in the recruitment, selection and training of seasonal employees and volunteers.
• Prepare reports, schedules, and other administrative material.
• Promote assigned programs through news releases, public service announcements, and flyers.
• Coordinate distribution and assignment of department uniforms and equipment.
• Monitor and adhere to the program budget.
• Supervise assigned temporary staff and/or volunteers; schedule, train and monitor staff relative to assigned duties; review timekeeping system of assigned staff for accuracy.
• Promote and enforce safety procedures, including proper use of equipment; render first aid and CPR, if certified, as required.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.
• Basic knowledge of modern methods, techniques, principles and procedures used in the planning and supervision of recreation and/or aquatics programs and facilities.
• Principles and practices of employee selection, training, supervision, and evaluation.
• Practices and methods of public relations and customer service; techniques and principles of effective interpersonal communication.
• Basic methodology of organizing groups, programs, and services in a recreational setting.
• Administrative procedures and practices including communications, decision making, budget management, and public information.
• Principles and techniques of first aid and CPR.
• Modern office equipment, methods, procedures, and computer hardware and software.
• Report writing techniques.
• On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules; walk long distances; intermittently interpret policies and procedures, and explain operations and problem solve issues for the public and with staff; if assigned to aquatics: on a continuous basis, swim with proficiency and endurance; render life saving measures.
• Intermittently set up booths, hang banners, move tables, chairs and carry supplies; lift or carry weight of 45 pounds or less.
• Plan and coordinate a recreation program suited to the needs of the community.
• Prepare required schedules and reports; maintain accurate and up-to-date records.
• Understand and translate City policies and practices into everyday working practices; make sound decisions with solid problem solving methods.
• Supervise, train and evaluate assigned temporary staff and volunteers.
• Learn to operate a computer as necessary to perform job duties.
• Respond to emergency situations in a calm and effective manner; administer first aid and CPR, if certified.
• Learn to identify problems regarding the facility and programs; refer difficult problems/irregularities for more advanced attention and recommend possible solutions.
• Understand and carry out written and oral directions.
• Communicate tactfully with customers.
• Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Experience and Training
• Two (2) seasons of paid experience in administering and coordinating recreation programs or a related field.
• Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade.
License or Certificate
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California drivers license.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certificates.
Note: Minors may have preclusions or restrictions in duties assigned and licenses required pursuant to 29 CFR § 570
1. What is your experience working with and/or programming recreation activities for youth?
2. What interests you about working in the recreation field?
3. Describe the planning steps you take and organizational skills you use to develop a program or special event.
4. Describe the most successful new program or event you created/coordinated and implemented.
Applications will be screened by the Human Resources Department for minimum qualifications. Qualifying applicants may be contacted by the Department to interview. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.
THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.
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